Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.

5-ounce packages may includes undeclared peanuts, wheat

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Ferrara Candy Co. has recalled 5-ounce packages of its Brach's Almond Supremes after discovering that some packages may include peanuts and wheat, which are not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts risk having a serious or life...

Newest Grab N' Go product combines dip with Tostitos chips

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Sabra Dipping Co. has announced a new on-the-go snack, Guacamole Grab N' Go. The product combines Sabra's guacamole with Tostitos Rolls tortilla chips in a 2.8-ounce package with 220 calories. "We were inspired by Sabra guacamole lovers to expand our line, giving fans an easy...

Dark chocolate, healthy ingredients spur innovation

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Premium chocolate is driving innovation and sales, growing faster than sales of "everyday" chocolate in the overall U.S. chocolate market, according to a new report from Packaged Facts. Chocolate is an "accessible luxury" for all ages, ethnicities and demographics, and consumers...

Bare Snacks, Clif offer new product flavors
Company aims for 40% of total sales in expanded products
World Dairy Expo bestows 5 awards on the Wisconsin retailer
As healthy snacks go, you can’t do much better than this
Confectioner also expanding its Green & Black's products.

Four trends emerged loud and clear in candy and snacks at the McLane Trade Show: sour, chewy, organic and protein.

World Dairy Expo also awards two of the retailer's gelato flavors.